Moving Baloo forward

Matthew Dawson matthew at mjdsystems.ca
Sat Jan 25 20:03:44 GMT 2014


On January 21, 2014 02:54:39 PM Thomas L├╝bking wrote:
> On Dienstag, 21. Januar 2014 13:37:29 CEST, vivo75 at gmail.com wrote:
> > And windows?
> 
> HPFS/NTFS has xattr support (through alternative data streams) and WINNT
> supports handling xattr on FAT as well.
> 
> The problem about xattr is rather that 99% of all ext3/4 users will atm get
> 
>    setfattr: <filename>: Operation not supported
> 
At least for ext4, xattrs are the default mode for any filesystem, and require 
a flag to explicitly disable them.  Unless there are many distros out there 
adding that flag to fstab, it shouldn't be a problem.
-- 
Matthew
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